Meeting of the Minds Speaker
Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Armond Budish took office as the County Executive in January of 2015.
As County Executive, Mr. Budish has outlined a forward looking and innovative agenda to improve the lives of County residents. As the Executive, Mr. Budish is committed to taking a “head and heart” approach to governing, creating economic growth and opportunity, and effective and efficient management, while also caring for those in need. Prior to arriving in his current post, Budish served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, including a term as the Speaker of the House and two terms as the Minority Leader. Mr. Budish is also known by many County residents for his private sector career as a nationally known consumer and elder law attorney, author, newspaper columnist, and television show host. Mr. Budish has two sons, Ryan and Daniel, and currently resides in Beachwood, Ohio with his wife Amy.